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A grievance must be presented at the appropriate level within 15 school days after the aggrieved person knew or should have known, of the act or condition on which the grievance is based, and if not so presented, the grievance will be considered as waived. Article 19. I. (Time Limit for Initiating Grievance). Use the links below to contact your UniServ Director.
Was the observation (scheduled or unscheduled) conducted with the full knowledge of the individual?
Were the two observations at different times of the day?
Were varied types of activities seen?
Were you provided five (5) duty days’ notice prior to the Formal Observation?
Was a private conference held within five (5) duty days when both parties were on site?
Was a written evaluation provided within ten (10) duty days?
Did the written evaluation provide: in simple, precise language specific recommendations for improvement where deficiencies existed?
Was the rating form provided during the rating conference?
Did two different people do observations during the school year?
Was the rating received prior to the last day for teachers?
Were there at least two classroom observations at least 30 days apart during the rating year?
Was at least one of the two observations scheduled/formal?
Were the two observations each at least 30 consecutive minutes?
Person Responsible for Rating
Were you rated by your building principal?
If you are an itinerant Unit I member, were you rated by your base school principal?
If itinerant, did your base school principal receive input from the principals of the other schools you serve?